Railroaders split Legion contests

CHANNING – Channing Railroaders posted a 6-2 win over Ishpeming while falling 5-2 to the Marquette Blues in American Legion baseball.

Against Ishpeming, Cody Berg pitched a complete game. He struck out 11 while allowing five hits while walking one. Brad Gustafson and Derek Wagner each drove in a pair for Channing. Wagner hit a double.

Against Marquette, Mack Larson hled the Railroaders to one hit, striking out 11. He also hit a two-run homer and drove in another Marquette run. Ryan Hason added a two-run home in the first.

Berg and Noah Berg worked the mound for Channing. Ken Pekarek had the lone hit for Channing, driving in both runs.